In the 1970s, thousands of Vietnamese refugees were left on the remote Anambas Islands in Indonesia. They were stranded without food, water, and shelter, forced to survive off the land. Now, almost 40 years later, one woman wants to go back to those distant islands, one last time. .
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The Lamb, the Lion, and the Fox
Amaryllis was fast on track to become an established journalist when her mentor was kidnapped and killed by a terrorist group. She decided she had to give up the transparency of journalism if she wanted to truly help curb terror, and instead joined the shadow world of the CIA. But the shadow world had its own cost.
Snap presents, "The Lamb, the Lion, and the Fox."
A big thanks to Amaryllis Fox. You can buy her book on , or anywhere books are sold.
Produced by Nikka Singh, original score by Leon Morimoto
Season 10, Episode 31
Godsend - Snap Classic
A woman’s voice changes forever, following a stroke-like episode. A man living in Alaska continues to hear rumors about the elusive blue bear. When he goes out searching for one, he ends up finding... something much different. And a girl gains magical powers that lead to an irreversible and terrible chain of events.
Snap Judgment presents a classic, “Godsend.”
The Garbage Man
Glynn's first day at a new school is rough... until he meets a girl who knows how to take out the trash.
Producer: Pat Mesiti Miller
When Ellen Spencer was released from the hospital after a mysterious stroke-like episode her voice would never be the same again.
Producer: Julia DeWitt Sound Design: Pat Mesiti-Miller
The Blue Bear
Lynn Schooler grew up in Alaska hearing rumor after rumor about the elusive blue bear. He never gave it much thought until a friend convinced him they go out searching for one. What Lynn ended up finding was, of course, something much different.
For more on Lynn Schooler’s work check out this .
Producer: Nancy Lopez Sound Design: Renzo Gorrio and Davey Kim
With Great Power
What if a harmless little game you used to play in your living room, ended up giving you real magical powers, magical powers led to an irreversible and terrible chain of events?
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Producer: Anna Sussman Sound Design: Leon Morimoto
Spooked - Sharp Tooth Boy
Bonnie Blagg and her two friends call for Bloody Mary in the mirror on her dresser during a middle school sleepover. Bonnie thinks nothing of it until a ghost boy with long, sharp, bloody teeth appears in her bedroom every single night after that.
Happy Halloween week! Enjoy this Spooked tale... and don't turn out the lights.
Produced by Chris Hambrick
Original score by Leon Morimoto
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Spooked - Santi
When Maribel loses her little brother Santi, her very best friend in the world, she learns that love is sometimes stronger than death. W e travel to Mexico for this very special Spooked tale.
Thank you, Maribel Placencia , from the bottom of our hearts, for sharing your extraordinary story. Big love to you and your family.
This story comes to us from our Spooked correspondent, Erick Yañez.
Produced by Nancy Lopéz
Original Score by Renzo Gorrio
A Spanish-language version of this story will be available soon.
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